Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 16, 2018 / 15:33 pm
As part of their work at the 106th Plenary Assembly, the Mexican Bishops' Conference (CEM) is discussing and could approve a commission for the protection of minors, to deal with cases of sexual abuse in all the dioceses of the country.
The CEM Plenary Assembly is taking place Nov. 12-16 at Casa Lago, Cuautitlán Izcalli, a church facility on the outskirts of Mexico City.
At a Nov. 15 press conference, Bishop Alfonso Miranda, Secretary General of the CEM, noted that "the proposal for the creation of a commission for the protection of minors in the Catholic Church in Mexico will be presented this afternoon."
This proposal for a commission, he explained, "is to make official what we are already doing in practice at the General Secretariat."